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Pre sales question about file upload fields

  1. Anonymous

    I have a few questions:

    1) How many file uploads can i have in one form? Do i have a limit?

    2) Where are those files stored, files uploaded by user?

    3) Can i set a limit to the file upload size the user can upload?

    4) How will i see the files? And to avoid problems can i limit the type of files the upload field will accept, like .gif file and a .jpg file or a video files?

    Last question... Does this plugin support forms with conditional logic?

    Posted 9 years ago on Tuesday January 19, 2010 | Permalink
  2. 1) You don't have a limit to how many upload fields you can have on one form, however you will be limited by your PHP.ini and server settings as far as PHP timeouts that may occur with file uploading.

    2) The files are stored in a folder created by Gravity Forms in your WordPress wp-content folder.

    3) Currently there is no file upload size control.

    4) You see the files as links in the entry detail, and as a link in the notification email if your notification email is configured to include it. YES you can limit the file extensions that a field allows, that is part of the file upload field settings and is configurable for each file upload field.

    5) Yes Gravity Forms supports conditional logic.

    If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to ask. Thanks!

    Posted 9 years ago on Tuesday January 19, 2010 | Permalink
  3. If I may jump in with a question or two...

    Is there a problem with uploads when you have multiple sites using Gravity Forms on a WordPress MU installation?

    If multiple files of the same name are uploaded, is this handled automatically? If so, is it handled in a way that would not cause a conflict between multiple MU sites?

    Posted 9 years ago on Wednesday January 20, 2010 | Permalink
  4. joelhaus

    Also, is there a built-in virus checker for file uploads?

    If not, how would you recommend safe guarding against this? Thanks.

    Posted 9 years ago on Tuesday February 9, 2010 | Permalink
  5. Duplicate filenames are handled by appending a suffix to the end of the file, so it handles this automatically. It doesn't matter if it standard WordPress or MU.

    There is no built in virus checker. The plugin is written in PHP and virus checking is outside the scope of a plugin or even WordPress itself. That would be server functionality. I'd say the best way to safe guard this is to limit what kind of files can be uploaded... and run virus checking software locally on your machine when accessing those files.

    Posted 9 years ago on Tuesday February 9, 2010 | Permalink
  6. Can I assume the same when the collected data is exported to CSV? i.e. The file upload field column will contain the link to the file uploaded?

    Possible to see a sample of an exported CSV with sample fields of all types?


    Posted 9 years ago on Wednesday July 21, 2010 | Permalink
  7. petergenuardi

    Have you guys made any progress on the file size validation?

    Currently if someone uploads a file beyond the files size set in php.ini the process continues and the submitter is never informed that there was a problem.

    Can you confirm if this mod works?

    Posted 6 years ago on Sunday March 3, 2013 | Permalink
  8. There have been no changes to validate the file size before upload.

    I use this on one of my sites:

    And I can confirm that it works.

    Posted 6 years ago on Monday March 4, 2013 | Permalink
  9. petergenuardi

    Thanks, we've implemented this and it appears to work well. Thanks!

    Posted 6 years ago on Monday March 4, 2013 | Permalink
  10. Thanks for the update.

    Posted 6 years ago on Monday March 4, 2013 | Permalink

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